Office of Global Health Initiatives

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The Office of Global Health Initiatives (OGHI) serves as a resource to the six schools of UTHealth in facilitating and supporting productive relationships with international partners.

OGHI facilitates the establishment of formal collaborative agreements with partner institutions.  We offer support in hosting visiting delegations from abroad and assist with the placement of international observers, trainees and visiting scientists at UTHealth schools. 

Our website offers UTHealth students and faculty information on a variety of international study and service opportunities.  For international visitors, our website provides information on opportunities to train and collaborate at UTHealth as well as general information on visiting Houston


March 22-23, 2013: Collaborating to Advance Global Health Conference
Organized by the Houston Global Health Collaborative, a student-driven organization created to reflect the mutual global health interests across the medical, educational, and service-oriented institutions in the greater Houston area. For more information, please visit their website:

The complete calendar of Global Health events, created by student groups for the Texas Medical Center (TMC) can be found online.